Palms and cycads
Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually marked with scars from old leaf bases. Circular crowns of leaves resembling stiff fern fronds or small palm fronds.Need organically enriched, fast-draining soil.Zamia pumila
To 4 ft. high, 6 ft.wide. Short trunk is largely below soil level. Fronds to 3 ft. long,with as many as 30 pairs of dark green leaflets to 5 in. long, 1 1/4 in.wide.
These feather palms are native to Lord Howe Island in the South Pacific. Slow growing; reach full heig...
Native to Brazil and Peru. This nearly evergreen tree grows 30 to 40 ft. high. Must be in ground sever...
Woody vine native to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Twines to 20–40 ft. but can e...